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Senior IT Risk & Security Analyst

Date Posted: Sep 25, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

Information Security is a global organization that plays an important role in partnering with the business, IT, operations, and audit to ensure that management anticipates, recognizes, and appropriately manages risks. The Senior IT Risk Analyst has responsibility for the delivery and participation in IT Risk Assessments, IT Control Governance, IT Audit Support and Facilitation, and other IT Risk Management assignments.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the tracking of audits, schedule audit follow-up, and central storing of audit reports and artefacts.
  • Attend walkthrough, Information Provided by Entity, testing and reporting meetings for various audit engagements
  • Lead metrics-based tracking to measure effectiveness and efficiency of accomplishing various audit objectives
  • Actively work on Process, Risk and Controls framework
  • Perform evidence reviews prior to delivering to auditors


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Intermediate understanding of IT general controls (information security, change management, backup & recovery, computer operations, data center, etc.), application controls, cybersecurity, privacy and IT regulatory requirements.
  • Intermediate understanding of multiple frameworks such as COBIT, NIST, SOX, ITIL and PCI DSS.
  • Intermediate understanding of auditing practices including testing methodologies, risk assessments and report writing.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including listening and interviewing skills.



  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, IT, business administration or a closely related field.
  • Some experience with IT process, risk and controls framework and IT General Controls (ITGC)
  • Basic understanding of multiple frameworks such as COBIT, NIST, SOX, ITIL and PCI DSS.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including listening and interviewing skills.



  • 3-5 years of experience in IT risk and compliance (preferred), internal audit or IT risk advisory with a strong understanding of audit processes and engagement


Business Category

Information Security


Number of Openings



At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.


MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." 


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.



We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.



MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.



Requisition #: 119733


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